Ageing Information & Counselling
The Seniors Legal and Support Service (SLASS) provides free legal and social work support for seniors experiencing elder abuse, mistreatment or financial exploitation. SLASS is part of Caxton Legal Centre Inc.
The service can assist where the exploitation or abuse is taking place as part of a family or informal care relationship. Clients should be over the age of 60, or 50 in the case of Indigenous clients.
Get in touch if you are an older person experiencing or at risk of experiencing abuse, or if you are concerned about someone that you know.
All contact with the Seniors Legal and Support Service is confidential and free.
SLASS and Caxton Legal Centre cannot provide assistance with estate planning or conveyancing.
How can the Seniors Legal and Support Service assist me?
The service can:
- provide information, advice and support regarding elder abuse, mistreatment or financial exploitation
- provide short-term counselling
- provide information on your legal rights
- refer you to other legal, consumer and support services
- in certain circumstances, represent you in court or before tribunals
- provide community education.
How do I access the service?
You can telephone us on (07) 3214 6333. We will generally follow up with a telephone consultation and arrange a home visit if the service can assist.
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Wheelchair Access Yes
Disabled access This location has disabled access
Accessible By Anyone
Access Fee No fee
Age Ranges Over 60 years of age
South Brisbane Train Station and the Cultural Centre Bus Interchange are our nearest major public transport hubs
Abuse Counselling, Elderly, Legal Information Services
Established in 1976, Caxton Legal Centre is Queensland’s oldest community legal centre. Caxton Legal Centre offers free legal advice and assistance on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday evenings. Please call the centre to make an appointment. We can also arrange interpreters if necessary, please let us know in advance. Daytime legal advice appointments are reserved for people who are genuinely unable to attend in the evening. Telephone advices are available in some cases for clients outside the Brisbane area and by appointment only. Caxton Legal Centre provides legal advice in the following areas: • civil law • criminal law • family law. Caxton Legal Centre also has the following specialist services: Seniors Legal and Support Service - This service provides free legal and social work support for seniors experiencing mistreatment, financial exploitation or elder abuse. Park and Village Information Link - This service provides free information and legal assistance for residents and prospective residents of retirement villages and manufactured home parks in Queensland. Social Work Service - This service provides free counselling, information, advocacy, referrals to other services and limited court support for people who are already clients of the centre.Visit CAXTON LEGAL CENTRE INC website